from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A small piece of ice frozen in a mold into a cube or other shape, used especially to cool drinks.

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  • noun Used other than as an idiom: see ice,‎ cube.
  • noun Any small piece of ice used for cooling drinks, larger than crushed ice, regardless of their shape.

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  • noun a small cube of artificial ice; used for cooling drinks


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